A project called Uwingu has begun selling naming rights to 500,000 craters on Mars to try to raise $10 million for science research and education.
The violent impact of a space rock on the Martian surface creates a compellingly beautiful image, but good thing no one's home up there.
John Lennon's name is now part of a heavenly body, with the pop-rocker joining some esteemed company on Mercury's surface.
Scientists reevaluate what they thought was a massive impact crater on Mars. It may actually have had a much more fiery past.
New images sent back from the European Space Agency's Mars Express show channels and erosion in Martian desert craters that hint at a watery past.
With their scientific mission complete, two small NASA probes crash into a remote crater wall, bringing a year of gravity mapping to an abrupt end.
Take the controls of the Curiosity rover and zoom around a virtual version of the Gale Crater on Mars.
NASA releases 360-degree panoramas of Curiosity's Gale Crater landing site on Mars.
New discoveries about volcanic activity on the moon may "rewrite the textbooks," according to space researchers.
Many have assumed the craters roughly forming the shape of a human face on the moon's surface were formed by space rocks, but new research supports the claim that it came from within our only natural satellite.